The Crown of New England
George Loring Brown, American, 1814 - 1889
Oil on canvas
Overall: 14 7/8 × 24 1/8 in. (37.8 × 61.3 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Julia L. Whittier Fund
Place Made: United States, North America
Not on view
Signed, lower left: G.L. Brown; signed, dated, and inscribed, on reverse: The Crown of N. England / the original bought by the / Print of Wales in 1861 (illegible) / painted by Geo. L. Brown / 1868
19th Century Landscape Paintings of the White Mountains, The White Mountain School, St Mary's, Littleton, New Hampshire, September 22-26, 1976.
A Sweet Foretaste of Heaven: Artists in the White Mountains, 1830-1930, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 10-October 30, 1988.
American 19th Century Paintings, Beaumont-May Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 4-31, 1974.
Art of Northern New England, Benefit, Canaan Historical Society at Cardigan Mountain School, Canaan, New Hampshire, August 22-26, 1969.
Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, New Hampshire, March 17, 2016-June 30, 2018.
George Loring Brown Landscapes of Europe and America 1834-1880, Robert Hull Fleming Museum, Burlington, Vermont; The Currier Gallery of Art, Manchester, New Hampshire; and the Herbert F. Johnson Museum, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, September-December 1973.
In Search of America: 19th Century Painters and Writers, Norman MacKenzie Gallery, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatchen, Canada, October-November 1971.
Mount Washington: The Crown of New England, Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, New Hampshire; October 1, 2016-January 16, 2017.
New Hampshire Art, New Hampshire Historical Society, Concord, New Hampshire, May 9-30, 1966.
Paintings in the White Mountains, Tamworth Bicentennial, Tamworth, New Hampshire, August 4-15, 1966.
The New England Image: 19th Century Landscapes from the College Collection, Carpenter Gallery, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 14-September 26, 1982.
Robert J. McGrath and Barbara J. MacAdam, "A Sweet Foretaste of Heaven", Artists in the White Mountains 1830-1930, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1988, p. 65, no. 26.
Robert L. McGrath, The New England Image: 19th Century Landscapes from the College Collection, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1982, p. 12, no. 1.
Catalog for George Loring Brown, Landscapes of Europe and America 1834-1880, 1973, p. 31, no. 18.
Robert L. McGrath, Gods in Granite: The Art of the White Mountains of New Hampshire, Syracuse, New York: Syracuse University Press, 2001, 216 p., ill. p. 72, fig. no. 51.
Raymond G. Clifton (1895-1968), Pine Cupboard Antique Shop, Franklin, New Hampshire; sold to present collection, 1964.
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